Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,672 4,070 4,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.11% 18.64% 18.51%
As % of the General category 41.61% 47.06% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,021 3,177 3,386
North of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £69,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 6,421 8,648 9,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.90% 39.60% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,657 6,615 7,210
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in the North of England.

Salary trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North of England over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North of England region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -4 1,489 £47,500 - 310
Yorkshire -3 1,064 £50,000 +8.70% 206
North East -2 118 £43,750 +9.38% 50
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 862 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (21.18%) SQL
3 470 (17.59%) Microsoft
4 418 (15.64%) Problem-Solving
5 393 (14.71%) Banking
6 382 (14.30%) C#
7 343 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
8 329 (12.31%) .NET
9 310 (11.60%) Software Engineering
10 307 (11.49%) Project Management
11 303 (11.34%) SQL Server
12 302 (11.30%) Retail
13 290 (10.85%) DevOps
14 276 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 275 (10.29%) Java
16 267 (9.99%) Windows
17 264 (9.88%) JavaScript
18 255 (9.54%) Azure
19 246 (9.21%) Degree
20 238 (8.91%) Scrum
21 215 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
22 213 (7.97%) ITIL
22 213 (7.97%) Test Automation
23 210 (7.86%) AWS
23 210 (7.86%) SAP
24 209 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
25 193 (7.22%) Oracle
26 184 (6.89%) Management Information System
27 172 (6.44%) Project Delivery
28 168 (6.29%) Python

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.40%) IIS
3 35 (1.31%) Confluence
4 31 (1.16%) Apache
5 30 (1.12%) CMS
6 27 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 27 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.82%) SAS
7 22 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 18 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 15 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.45%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (0.41%) WordPress
13 10 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.26%) JBoss
14 7 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 209 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 153 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.22%) InVision
7 6 (0.22%) Sketch
8 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.075%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.075%) Figma
10 2 (0.075%) Flinto
10 2 (0.075%) Marvel
11 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.037%) HipChat
11 1 (0.037%) InDesign
11 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (1.65%) SAP MM
2 43 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
4 28 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (1.05%) SAP PM
5 27 (1.01%) SAP PP
6 25 (0.94%) SAP FI
7 24 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
8 23 (0.86%) SAP CO
8 23 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
9 22 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
10 20 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
10 20 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
11 18 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
11 18 (0.67%) SAP ERP
11 18 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
12 17 (0.64%) SAP SD
13 13 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
14 11 (0.41%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 255 (9.54%) Azure
2 210 (7.86%) AWS
3 108 (4.04%) Office 365
4 87 (3.26%) Power Platform
5 70 (2.62%) GCP
6 51 (1.91%) SaaS
7 49 (1.83%) GitHub
8 39 (1.46%) G Suite
9 31 (1.16%) IaaS
10 26 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
11 25 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (0.75%) FinancialForce
13 19 (0.71%) PaaS
14 18 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.67%) Serverless
15 16 (0.60%) Force.com
16 12 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (0.45%) Google Analytics
17 10 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.77%) Firewall
2 34 (1.27%) VoIP
3 33 (1.24%) LAN
4 30 (1.12%) DNS
4 30 (1.12%) WAN
5 29 (1.09%) Wireless
6 28 (1.05%) VPN
7 27 (1.01%) Broadband
8 21 (0.79%) DHCP
8 21 (0.79%) MPLS
9 20 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 18 (0.67%) BGP
11 17 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (0.64%) Network Security
12 15 (0.56%) Ethernet
12 15 (0.56%) HTTP
13 14 (0.52%) SAN
13 14 (0.52%) Skype
14 13 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 118 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 103 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
5 87 (3.26%) Power BI
6 60 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 38 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 38 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (1.31%) QlikView
10 32 (1.20%) SAP HANA
11 31 (1.16%) NoSQL
12 27 (1.01%) Oracle Database
13 23 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (0.82%) MySQL
14 22 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
15 21 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (0.64%) Big Data
17 15 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 133 (4.98%) Git (software)
2 106 (3.97%) JIRA
3 91 (3.41%) Selenium
4 79 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 75 (2.81%) Cucumber
6 63 (2.36%) SoapUI
7 58 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (1.38%) JMeter
9 36 (1.35%) Maven
10 30 (1.12%) SpecFlow
11 29 (1.09%) Visual Studio
12 23 (0.86%) WebDriver
13 21 (0.79%) Subversion
14 17 (0.64%) GitLab
15 16 (0.60%) Gatling
15 16 (0.60%) Ranorex
16 15 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (0.56%) LoadRunner
17 14 (0.52%) WATIR
17 14 (0.52%) WebLOAD
General
1 393 (14.71%) Banking
2 302 (11.30%) Retail
3 154 (5.76%) Public Sector
4 139 (5.20%) Manufacturing
5 121 (4.53%) Marketing
6 114 (4.27%) Telecoms
7 104 (3.89%) Legal
8 52 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 45 (1.68%) Electronics
10 41 (1.53%) Local Government
11 34 (1.27%) Law
12 32 (1.20%) Billing
12 32 (1.20%) Retail Banking
13 30 (1.12%) Back Office
14 26 (0.97%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.52%) Police
16 12 (0.45%) Advertising
16 12 (0.45%) Publishing
17 10 (0.37%) Games
18 9 (0.34%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 501 (18.75%) Analyst
2 493 (18.45%) Developer
3 195 (7.30%) Consultant
4 173 (6.47%) Project Manager
5 165 (6.18%) Architect
6 158 (5.91%) C# Developer
7 131 (4.90%) Business Analyst
8 108 (4.04%) Software Engineer
9 96 (3.59%) Senior Developer
10 88 (3.29%) IT Manager
11 85 (3.18%) Software Developer
12 82 (3.07%) .NET Developer
13 76 (2.84%) Junior
14 75 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
14 75 (2.81%) Support Analyst
15 72 (2.69%) SAP Consultant
16 70 (2.62%) Java Developer
17 69 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 61 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
18 61 (2.28%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (12.31%) .NET
2 149 (5.58%) HTML
3 137 (5.13%) CSS
3 137 (5.13%) Web Services
4 132 (4.94%) ASP.NET
5 124 (4.64%) AngularJS
6 120 (4.49%) REST
7 85 (3.18%) SOAP
8 82 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 79 (2.96%) React
10 77 (2.88%) Spring
11 69 (2.58%) JSON
12 66 (2.47%) jQuery
13 64 (2.40%) .NET Core
14 63 (2.36%) RESTful
14 63 (2.36%) XML
15 50 (1.87%) Node.js
16 40 (1.50%) .NET Framework
16 40 (1.50%) HTML5
17 36 (1.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 343 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 184 (6.89%) Management Information System
3 126 (4.72%) User Experience
4 81 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 65 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 51 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
6 51 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
8 45 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 45 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 41 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.24%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 29 (1.09%) Derivative
12 26 (0.97%) NHS
12 26 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 25 (0.94%) PKI
14 24 (0.90%) PMI
15 22 (0.82%) FMCG
16 21 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 267 (9.99%) Windows
2 134 (5.01%) Linux
3 86 (3.22%) Windows Server
4 56 (2.10%) Unix
5 42 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 30 (1.12%) Windows 10
8 29 (1.09%) Android
9 21 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.41%) CentOS
12 8 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.22%) HPUX
14 5 (0.19%) Solaris
15 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.075%) AIX
17 2 (0.075%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.037%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (15.64%) Problem-Solving
3 310 (11.60%) Software Engineering
4 307 (11.49%) Project Management
5 290 (10.85%) DevOps
6 276 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 238 (8.91%) Scrum
8 215 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 213 (7.97%) ITIL
9 213 (7.97%) Test Automation
10 172 (6.44%) Project Delivery
11 164 (6.14%) Fintech
12 154 (5.76%) Mentoring
13 153 (5.73%) ERP
14 141 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 141 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
14 141 (5.28%) MVC
15 139 (5.20%) Change Management
16 131 (4.90%) Migration
17 129 (4.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 566 (21.18%) SQL
2 382 (14.30%) C#
3 275 (10.29%) Java
4 264 (9.88%) JavaScript
5 168 (6.29%) Python
6 97 (3.63%) PowerShell
6 97 (3.63%) T-SQL
7 80 (2.99%) C++
8 69 (2.58%) C
9 53 (1.98%) R
10 49 (1.83%) Ruby
11 46 (1.72%) PHP
12 38 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 35 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 33 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 32 (1.20%) VBA
16 27 (1.01%) VB
17 21 (0.79%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.67%) Scala
19 16 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 246 (9.21%) Degree
2 67 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (2.17%) CISM
4 57 (2.13%) CISSP
5 54 (2.02%) DBS Check
6 53 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (1.87%) Security Cleared
8 49 (1.83%) ISTQB
9 45 (1.68%) CCNP
10 44 (1.65%) ISEB
11 42 (1.57%) PMI Certification
12 38 (1.42%) CCNA
13 35 (1.31%) Postgraduate
14 32 (1.20%) SC Cleared
15 31 (1.16%) CISA
15 31 (1.16%) MCSE
16 27 (1.01%) ACCA
16 27 (1.01%) PMP
17 25 (0.94%) APMP
17 25 (0.94%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.12%) QA
2 87 (3.26%) PMO
3 85 (3.18%) GDPR
4 76 (2.84%) SLA
5 66 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (1.35%) Data Quality
7 31 (1.16%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.86%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.67%) NIST
10 17 (0.64%) ISO 22301
11 16 (0.60%) COBIT
12 15 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
13 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 3 (0.11%) COSO
18 2 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
18 2 (0.075%) FINRA
18 2 (0.075%) MiFID
System Software
1 114 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 83 (3.11%) Docker
3 50 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 9 (0.34%) XenApp
9 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.22%) vSphere
10 3 (0.11%) HDFS
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.11%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.075%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.075%) KVM
11 2 (0.075%) Xen
11 2 (0.075%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.037%) Firmware
12 1 (0.037%) LXC
12 1 (0.037%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (1.76%) Terraform
2 39 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 23 (0.86%) Puppet
5 22 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
6 21 (0.79%) Tivoli
7 20 (0.75%) Ansible
7 20 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 17 (0.64%) Rancher
10 13 (0.49%) SCCM
11 11 (0.41%) Cobbler
12 7 (0.26%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.26%) Nagios
13 6 (0.22%) SCOM
13 6 (0.22%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.22%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.19%) Istio
14 5 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 470 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 210 (7.86%) SAP
3 193 (7.22%) Oracle
4 110 (4.12%) Google
5 82 (3.07%) VMware
6 74 (2.77%) Cisco
7 57 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 42 (1.57%) Tableau
9 39 (1.46%) HP
10 38 (1.42%) IBM
11 34 (1.27%) Rackspace
12 27 (1.01%) Symantec
13 24 (0.90%) Xamarin
14 21 (0.79%) ServiceNow
15 18 (0.67%) CheckPoint
15 18 (0.67%) Hyperion
16 16 (0.60%) Adobe
16 16 (0.60%) Informatica
16 16 (0.60%) Progress
17 15 (0.56%) Advent